A split income strategy is built by diversifying your assets over time. This can be done with your TSP.
Do employees in your agency have an average salary as high as other agencies? There is a wide range of “average” salaries between large and small agencies. See how you compare to these averages and which cabinet level agencies have the highest and lowest average salary and which agency comes out first among all agencies as having the highest average salary.
Investing for your future retirement can be daunting. Congress is taking an interest in the performance of target date funds which are similar to the TSP’s lifecycle funds. Here is why and how your TSP compares to the rest of the industry.
What recommends pay for performance to the civil service? Proponents who cite successful PFP programs in government tend to leave out examples that are mixed, at best, or have just failed. Many who implemented these programs were gone by the time they were declared to be a failure. Despite numerous examples of failed implementation, pay-for-performance for the Federal sector continues to build momentum.
As the federal budget deficit soars to new heights, political pressure is building during this election year to cut back on spending. Where will the cuts be made–if they are made at all? A new proposal would freeze federal employees salaries in 2011.
Changes to the Federal Employees Health Benefits Program (FEHB) as a result of the new health care legislation are emerging—sometimes with a few minor slip-ups.
Will your adult children be covered under your federal health insurance until they are 26 years old? It is a simple question but the answer is as complex as “yes”, “no”, and “maybe”.
Changes are occurring in the federal employee health insurance program, including changes to the federal dental and vision insurance program. Here are a couple that will impact a number of readers.
Who wants to invest in securities that are boring? If you are seeking relative security as you accumulate money for your retirement, boring is not bad.
If inflation takes off substantially in the future, will money you have invested in the G fund earn a higher interest rate?